Ten Years Ago
The La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board and the LCF City Council each approved a joint-use agreement to open the city’s first skate park on the school district’s Cornishon Avenue property for a two-month trial period.
Twenty Years Ago
Proposition B, a $250 parcel tax to raise $1.2 million annually over a four-year period for the La Cañada Unified School District, was defeated at the polls by a slim .35% margin of the total votes cast.
Thirty Years Ago
For the first time in La Cañada Junior Baseball’s history, in the late spring of 1981, girl softball athletes were allowed to join the association, with nine teams participating in their own leagues.
Forty Years Ago
A 17-year-old female student at La Cañada High School was suspended for the final two weeks of the school year after allegedly kicking 33-year-old teacher Richard Rogers in his classroom because she had failed his class.
Fifty Years Ago
More than 1,800 area residents were expected to attend the 5th Annual Community Breakfast in a local shopping center parking lot to raise funds for the Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA Y-Indian Guide tribes. The cost was 25 cents for a meal of juice, hot cakes, sausages and milk or coffee.
Sixty Years Ago
Photos of the fireplace and the rest of the living room of the George Turner home in the 300 block of Baptiste Way were featured in a home decor layout in the June 1951 issue of Sunset Magazine.